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[/su_column][su_column size=”col-md-7″]CMH (Children with Medical Handicaps) is a program sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health. CMH assists Muskingum County families with children who have special healthcare needs. Services are available to any child until age 21. If a child is determined to have a qualifying disability, and the parents meet income guidelines, then a treatment program is started.[/su_column][/su_row]

The program helps families obtain services to diagnose a potential handicapping condition and assists with ongoing services for children with an eligible medical handicap.

Some examples of eligible conditions are: Chronic Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes, Juvenile Arthritis, Cystic Fibrosis, Cancer, Cleft Lip/Palate, Cerebral Palsy, Hemophilia, Spina Bifida, Hearing loss, Heart Defects, and Seizure Disorders.

Some examples of CMH assisted services include: Office visits to CMH approved physicians, X-ray and lab, Physical therapy, Prescription Medicines, Dental Care, Surgery, Hearing Aids, Medical Supplies, Hospitalization, and public health nursing services.

Contact Telephone: 740-454-9741 and dial 2 for Nursing.

Fax: 740-452-5154

Location: 205 N. 7th Street, Zanesville OH 43701

Hours: by appointment